A 3D finite element technique to resolve the fidelity-versus-speed dilemma of performing fatigue analysis for large composite structures.
The software automatically optimizes slicing parameters for 3D printers, reduces print iterations and provides near instant feedback on the viability of a user’s project.
Presentations from Microsoft, Uber Elevate, BFG International, Joby Aviation, Anzac Contractors, the Florida DOT will be featured at CAMX 2020.
This latest technology will aid development of open-meshed textile grids and non-crimp fabric structures for composites and concrete reinforcements.
In its final stages of JETCAM testing, Quickstep maintains its future expansion plans for Industry 4.0 functionality and a paperless factory.
Boasting a prepreg carbon fiber airframe, the HLAP concept became a platform for a variety of composite fabrication techniques.
Integration of software solutions across PLM, ERP, asset management and supply chain will drive digital transformation across enterprises.
The facility will support GKN’s commitment toward next-gen aircraft technology developments, Industry 4.0 and more.
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The Cray X features a frame made with SGL Carbon carbon fiber and aids workers when lifting loads of up to 28 kilograms for up to eight hours.
An evolving landscape of automation, sensors and AI software is not an end, but a means to achieve the cost, quality, efficiency and agility required for future manufacturing.
Algorithm-based artificial intelligence, once only imagined, is here. It can do a lot of good.
The AI-based technology integrates production scheduling with shop floor management for a more efficient manufacturing process.
The NX Sketch software tool offers flexibility and eliminates upfront constraints in a 3D CAD environment.
At Spirit AeroSystem’s Prestwick facility in Scotland, a glimpse of the future of aerocomposites manufacturing in a resin transfer molding line for A320 spoilers.
Transformed into a virtual event, the latest CAMX 2020 preview describes some of the opportunities that will be available for visitors and exhibitors.
The 2019 final review demonstrated integration of an automated CFRP process chain: AFP inline inspection and rework, cure and resin flow sensors, part performance prediction and a decision support tool for line operators.
Visualizing the difference between digital representations and data flows and understanding the applications that are changing composites manufacturing and business models.
The update enables accelerated innovation and targets design simulation and data analytics.
Sensors, IoT platforms, data analytics — the tools for more intelligent, efficient manufacturing abound, but where to start is actually much simpler.
DLR Center for Lightweight Production Technology has developed an AI-equipped work cell where collaborative robots can switch from producing composite rear pressure bulkheads to fuselage panels without requiring reprogramming or retraining.
The multi-scale material modeling software enables more comprehensive advanced composite design capabilities.
RWTH Aachen spin-off scales up production for low-cost, in-situ consolidated composites as inserts for lighter, cheaper injection-molded parts.
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Adaptive systems, IoT platforms and apps, the need for 4.0 standardization and a new way to develop and certify composite aerostructures.
Australia and Germany collaborate to build Composites 4.0 production line for competitive advantage in next-gen manufacturing and workforce.
Its product lifecycle management solution enables more efficiency, collaboration and streamlining for product development.
Formula 1’s midfield teams are struggling to bridge the gap to their better resourced frontrunning counterparts. Could Industry 4.0 composites manufacturing automation level the playing field?
The automated, modular system enables clean, safe and speedy production for all aircraft component sealing.
Composite tooling specialist’s online portal, distributed manufacturing network and automated tool design helped optimize CFRP molding tools and timeline.